The ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) has announced its first interactive experience and an exciting line of gaming weapons and technologies at the CES 2021 ROG For Those Who Dare virtual launch event. The event marked the debut of the ROG Flow X13 gaming laptop with XG Mobile external GPU, ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE dual-screen gaming laptop, Strix SCAR 17 gaming laptop, ROG Swift PG32UQ 4K 144Hz 32-inch gaming monitor. with HDMI 2.1 for console and PC, as well as ROG Claymore II gaming keyboard and ROG Gladius III Wireless gaming mouse. These latest products and more are available to explore on ROG Citadel XV, an interactive, boundary-breaking experience unveiled during the ROG For Those Who Dare virtual event live and available for free download. on Steam.
ROG Citadel XV extends ROG’s reach from hardware and software to gaming content to enrich the gaming ecosystem. The experience takes gamers through the underground fortress of ROG Citadel, where they will experience the latest ROG products and cutting-edge technologies being developed. They will be taken to various futuristic Cyberpunk-inspired labs to check out the new ROG offerings. The lab designs reflect the ROG design language based on the themes of Vanguard, Fusion, and Rebel. Once through the fortress, a bow-inspired first-person shooter minigame is unlocked, where participants can test their aim and reflexes by shooting down 3D targets that move across the screen.
ROG Swift PG32UQ
The ROG Swift PG32UQ is the world’s first 32-inch HDMI 2.1 gaming monitor and features a 144Hz IPS panel with a 1ms Moving Image Response Time (MPRT). It has two HDMI 2.1 ports to support images up to 4K at up to 120Hz on the latest game consoles. It also features Display Stream Compression (DSC) technology, a compression standard for transporting ultra-high-definition video streams through a single high-speed interface with no perceptible loss of visual quality. Allows the PG32UQ to support images up to 4K 144Hz through a single DisplayPort 1.4 connection.
The PG32UQ is G-SYNC compliant and features ASUS Extreme Low Motion Blur Sync (ELMB Sync) Technology and ASUS Variable Overdrive Technology for smooth images at variable frame rates. For color performance, the PG32UQ is DisplayHDR ™ 600 compliant, has 160% sRGB and 98% DCI-P3 color gamut support, and is factory pre-calibrated to ensure Delta E <2 color accuracy ROG Swift PG32UQ will be available at the end of the first quarter of 2021.
ROG Claymore II
ROG Claymore II is the first RGB mechanical gaming keyboard to feature ROG RX Blue optical mechanical switches, employing a square, hollow column design and integrated RGB LEDs for full per-key illumination. The unique switch design provides extremely fast bounce response, so keys are activated immediately the moment they are pressed. The hollow square shank, four key corner latches, and X-stabilizer mechanism ensure that the keys do not wobble, while the 100 million key lifespan ensures extreme durability. Claymore II is also available with ROG RX red switches.
The Claymore II has a magnetic wrist rest and a detachable numeric keypad that can be attached to either side of the keyboard to accommodate various gaming styles and settings. The numpad includes four media control keys that can be customized for productivity shortcuts or macro commands, it also has a volume scroll wheel for adjustments.
Wired 2.4 GHz RF and USB-C® wireless connections ensure lag-free connectivity. The 4000 mAh battery provides up to 40 hours of use on a single charge, the USB-C connection also supports fast charging or USB passthrough for other devices. Additionally, Claymore II also has Aura Sync wireless lighting and Armory Crate software utility for a multitude of customization options.
ROG Gladius III Wireless
ROG Gladius III Wireless is an ergonomic 19,000 dpi gaming mouse with advanced tri-mode connectivity with wired and wireless 2.4 GHz RF modes and Bluetooth. The new and exclusive Push-Fit Switch Socket II is compatible with Omron’s traditional 3-pin mechanical and 5-pin optical microswitches, allowing the user to tailor the button click and feel to their preferences. Users can also replace worn switches to extend the life of the mouse. Revolutionary zero-click latency delivers real-time feedback, while the flexible, low-drag ROG Paracord cable and 100% TPFE rounded-edge ROG Omni mouse legs ensure smooth gliding. A corded version of the ROG Gladius III is also available.